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. goldman sachs chief u.s. economist out with a new report, saying that the economy will continue to go well below its potential. most consumers probably weren't aware of the hit to their disposable income until they receive their mid-january paycheck. one republican pollster in a new report rights that we have entered a new phase for the dysfunction and paralysis in washington is having a significant impact on how consumers feel about the overall state of the economy and their personal financial situation. the drop in consumer confidence, he says, is directly related to a lack of competence in our current political leaders. consumer confidence has taken a hit, a big one since post-world war ii history. already there is evidence of a slowdown in consumer spending. reports that wal-mart had its worst start to its month in seven years. the payroll tax hikes may be starting to bite. gas prices are up 51 cents in the last two months. prices are up every single day since the middle of january. it is already over $5 in parts of the country. there is a lot to talk about. the stock market hitting ne
businesses for discrimination? more cities and states across the u.s. are saying yes, will it bring mayhem to the job market? and can facebook start doing my taxes? it is getting a $429 million tax refund. can the growing outrage finally sparked corporate tax reform in the u.s.? even when they say this not come it is always about "money." ♪ the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded gas surging 32 days straight. the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.73 national average, up from $3.29 back on january 17. so how much more pain and drivers expect on the road ahead? let's ask senior petroleum analyst with gasbuddy.com. everybody seems confused, it is not the summer driving season. reports are demand is down and supplies are up, so why are we paying these skyrocketing gasoline prices right now? >> looking at things, we have seen demand co-op from the data i have seen. a lot of it has to do with positive sentiment surrounding the economy, dow jones has one of the best january in years. if the dow has a great january, oil prices likely will follow. that is what we're seeing. ga
office anymore. [ male announcer ] with stamps.com you can print real u.s. postage for all your letters anpackages. i have exactly the amount of postage i need, the instant i need it. can you print only stamps? no... first class. priority mail. certified. international. and the mail manicks it up. i don't leave the shop anymore. [ male announcer ] get a 4 week trial plus $100 in extras including postage and a digital scale. go to stamps.com/tv and never go to the post office again. clap the president has laid out his plan to create more jobs. somehow it involves more government but this government create jobs? he built of business and steve forbes runs the magazine that is a capitalist tool. level think people get that full show what does government do to create jobs? john: government can create jobs and pay people. >> magicians can create rabbits. [laughter] not in the real world. [laughter] with the mayors -- aristocracy versus capitalism you can achieve success, not be bailed out then this economy creates jobs and allows people to move ahead as abraham lincoln said improve their lot
to make this country mad? canada has made it clear that it could retaliate against the u.s. do we need to be worried about this? >> that is a great question. they are part of nafta. most of americans do not realize that our number one trading partner is not china, it is canada. i just really do not understand the rationale of not building this. it was the first reason that president obama gave. now, i see no reason, other than kowtowing to the very radical environmentalists and not bringing this to america. dagen: thank you very much. steve moore from the "wall street journal." thanks again. >> thank you, dagen. dagen: let's take a look at the u.s. dollar. trading down versus other major currencies today. agreeing not to target the exchange rates of world currencies. concerns that competitive devaluation could spark a currency war. let's just say, g20 kind of poo-poo'd this. are we not the biggest culprit through the federal reserve of weakening the dollar? >> well, with the federal reserve, their quantitative easing program has been having side effects. i think it is important to reco
to -- >> countdown starts right now. liz: good afternoon everybody. i'm liz claman. happy president's day. yes, the u.s. markets are closed, but we are open for business. and good thing at that, breaking news in just the last hour and a half, the "wall street journal" reporting that office max and office depot are in talks to merge. sources say the talks are fluid, could still fall apart, but an announcement could come as early as this week. office depot is the bigger of the two with a market value of about 1.3 billion dollars. while office max, about 933 million dollars. both have pretty much skyrocketed over the second half of last year. now, according to sources, the deal is expected to be stock for stock exchange. the possible merger could help the two office supply retailers team up against the 800 pound gorilla in the group, staples. would the deal get regulatory approval is a very important question because you may remember an attempt by staples and office depot to merge was blocked back in 1997 by the federal trade commission. but now growing competition with other chain stores and on-line reta
day is what matters sales and auto sales. the u.s. holiday resulted in low trading volume. the market reacting. risks to the euro zone's recovery. speaking of europe, by the way, is the u.s. going the way of greece? check out the front cover of the latest addition. "we follow president obama's plan, the u.s. will be in worse shape than greece is today." it will take 25 years, maybe sooner. the federal debt is the problem. we have to make serious spending cuts now. we could be like greece. interesting. and frightening. tracy: nobody is cutting anything any time soon. what do they drink in greece? ashley: -- tracy: okay. get that out. revealing illegal immigrants would be allowed to come and become legal permanent residents. marco rubio had this to say. >> it would be dead on arrival in congress, leaving us with unsecured orders and a broken legal immigration system for years to come. no surprise. lou dobbs is here and has something to say about this. lou: i am not riled up, by the way, at all. this is entirely to be expected. the bipartisan plan, which they almost have complete. they h
, senior u.s. economist for deutsche bank security. good to have you here. your year. i mean, we have people walking around with long faces. all parts of the country because they're unemployed. the economy is contracting. and they just don't understand how nice it is to be on wall street. >> well, it is chilly down on wall street. i assure you. but we are seeing some positive signs in the economy. so, yes of the fourth quarter did not look so great. the best top-level gdp number. but when you look beneath the surface we see some important undercurrents. does green shoots cut consumer spending. lou: seeing that come back. >> consumer spending is picking up. the investment which had been contracting. nav is picking up again. the housing market is picking up. but the domestic economy looks dece. it needs time to run until that an employer rate is down, but it increasingly looks like we are building some momentum. lou: you know, i really am. and i am delighted to see your optimism and to hear that the bright outlook, but i am concerned. consumers are getting hit from taxes. the fiscal cli
so much that it makes the u.s. more competitive. watch out, china. of course the president opposes fracking, but the impact on businesses dramatic. lower wages, fuelling the renaissance. our labor backed president does not go for that either. take a look at the states that have seen the biggest creation of manufacturing jobs. it is interesting because a lot of these states are not friendly to government's interference, like taxes. there is also a right to work state, indiana. tennessee, south carolina, washington, places where government has succeeded by standing of the weight. that is the path we should follow. prepared to be dazzled as we go behind the scenes of new york's fashion week with designers. and does it feel like you will never retire? some people think rich people are better off but a new survey has surprising details. ♪ friday night, buddy. you are gonna need a wingman. and with my cash back, you are money. forget him. my airline miles will take your game worldwide. what i'm really looking for is -- i got two words for you -- re-wards. ♪ there's got to be better
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that the government of the u.s. is never going to find you, you're just going to be one of a million different trades and you are hidden from public view, that is really not the case. the sec has done it often and done it well. liz: we will be watching this alongside you. the state of oklahoma is challenging the constitutionality of dodd-frank. oklahoma attorney general tells us why he thinks part of the act puts taxpayers at risk. david: the attack tha tax that e passed on you courtesy of the health care law. liz macdonald is here to explain coming up. [ male announcer ] i've seen incredib things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ adam: i'm adam shapiro with your fox business brief. an apology to the twitter followers after the burger king twitter account was hacked. the site was rebranded as mcdonald's. burger king said it is workin
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